Warehouse a major component of R350m ‘power hub’ HQ
30 April 2019 | Web Article Number: ME201914276
CUMMINS has officially launched its new Power Hub headquarters at the Waterfall Logistics Precinct in Waterfall City.
The R350-million, 15,355m2 facility houses the Cummins Southern Africa Regional Headquarters, the Master Rebuild Centre (MRC), Africa Learning Centre and Gauteng Operations.
It incorporates a 9,650m2 warehouse as part of the MRC with capacity for approximately R200-million in inventory under one roof, using a a six-level racking system.
“With this warehouse feeding into the production line of the adjacent engine rebuild centre and service bays, the parts staging that takes place is a critical factor in driving more responsive aftermarket service to our customers and a more efficient production line,” the company said in a statement.
A 3,500hp AVL Dyno Test Cell will test some of Cummins largest engines to full power. There is also a spray booth large enough to accommodate the most powerful Cummins engines’ paint applications, a water purification plant and a waste water treatment system which recycles 80% of water used in the MRC.
Managing Director of Southern Africa Racheal Njoroge said, " The architectural layout has been optimally and uniquely designed, adopting the Cummins Smart Office Concept (CSO) to create a space that enhances internal collaboration, encourages engagement and thereby accelerates a solution-orientated approach. “